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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The modified anal fin of the male of certain fishes, such as guppies, used to transfer sperm into the female.

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  • noun ichthyology A modified anal fin of certain types of fish that can be used for reproduction

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[New Latin : gono– + Greek pous, pod-, foot; see podium.]

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